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Shooting Star Lodge

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“infinity pool”(41 reviews)
“sea view cottage”(11 reviews)
“beach bar”(26 reviews)
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What's included
Public Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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Bar/Lounge
Concierge
Spa
3 Star Hotel
Shooting Star Lodge is a small family-run lodge set on a cliff on the North end of the stunning Kiwengwa beach. Famous for its good local food and intimate atmosphere, the lodge has 3 different types of accommodation: 5 Garden Lodge Rooms, 10 Sea View Cottages (4 of them are on two...
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Kiwengwa, Tanzania
20.4 miles to Kisauni Airport
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We ended our African trip on Zanzibar and were satisfied with this hotel selection. It is over an hour drive from the airport but is worth it. It is a small hotel, not the resort scene. The pool is stunning and the meals were quite...More

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Response from Shooting_Star_Lodge, Manager at Shooting Star LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Dear Guest good evening, thank you for your kind feed back, which we will take in high consideration, to improve more and more our service. It is already in our mind to change the design of the room in the next future. Thank you also...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

The hotel is beautiful, manager very nice man, he made a surprise birthday cake for my husband. The beach view from our balcony is amazing, the swimming pool is big. The price is reasonable. Only problem are the waiters, they don't pay attention to details,...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This place is a jewel tucked on the north east coast of Zanzibar on a small cliff right on the sea with an amazing clean beach, friendly staff and great comfort in non pretentious fashion. I love that I can dine to great seafood with...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I’m just coming from working 2 weeks in Arusha and I was happy to have found this place after reading all the glowing reviews. Entrance is very welcoming as was the host and owner. I arrived at night and there seemed to be some difficulties...More

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Response from Shooting_Star_Lodge, Manager at Shooting Star LodgeResponded 2 April 2018

Dear Madam thank you very much for your kind feedback. Best Regards The Management

Reviewed 26 December 2017

Nice hotel. You get your own little cottage overlooking the ocean and they'll book outings for you. Our snorkelling trip was a lot of fun and the barbecued lobster was amazing. The first lobster I've ever enjoyed in my life and I'm from New England....More

Thank AJ S
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Certificate of Excellence
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Pool
Restaurant
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$167 - US$525 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#4 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$167 - US$525 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (325)
Pool & Beach (97)
Room & Suite (66)
Dining (21)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (6)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Stanley107
1 August 2015|
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Response from Amy T | Reviewed this property |
It's really relaxed - no dress code for dining, flip flops absolutely fine.
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Caroline G
1 June 2015|
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Response from Shooting_Star_Lodge | Property representative |
Yes, we provide you with beach towels in your room. And pool towels can be found at the pool.
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Cristina C
1 September 2014|
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Response from Sarah W | Reviewed this property |
Looks like you can also book through agoda Or just found their site shootingstar
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Room Tips
"Splurge for the ocean view, it's why you're there."
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"Ocean view room"
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"Rooms 1 & 2 are interconnecting but furthest from the bar and not with the best views of the ocean..."
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"The sea view cottage was worth it!"
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